An interesting research result was announced by Dai-ichi Life Research Institute (Japanese only). The research title was 'Problems at Work' but somehow included the question "Do you give/receive chocolates on Valentine's Day?"
What is interesting? 20-something Females give chocolates to their male co-workes most (47.6%), and 50-something Males get chocolates from their female co-workers most (47.9%).
What's going on here?!? Respect for elders? Forbidden love? Good old-fashioned boss-bribery? After hours chocolate-fueled workplace hanky-panky?!
No, it seems the quirky Japanese tradition of 'giri-choco' (obligatory chocolate) is alive and well. So who's eating all that chocolate?
And, by the way, where's MY choco!?